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Simosuchus Buckley et al. 2000 (pug-nosed crocodile)

Reptilia - Loricata

PaleoDB taxon number: 114380

Full reference: G. A. Buckley, C. A. Brochu, D. W. Krause and D. Pol. 2000. A pug-nosed crocodyliform from the Late Cretaceous of Madagascar. Nature 405:941-944

Parent taxon: Ziphosuchia according to J. J. W. Sertich and P. M. O'Connor 2014

Sister taxa: Baurusuchoidea, Candidodontidae, Chimaerasuchus, Comahuesuchus, Labidiosuchus, Libycosuchus, Mariliasuchus, Morrinhosuchus, Notosuchidae, Notosuchus, Sebecia, Sebecosuchia, Sphagesauridae

Subtaxa: Simosuchus clarki

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Ecology: herbivore